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Hosting a Brewery Event

Hosting a beer festival. Bringing in food vendors or entertainment for a special event. Commemorating beer holidays like National IPA Day or International Beer Day (both this month).

All of these can draw larger crowds to your craft brewery—and be a big marketing win. But all of these are also risk exposures that you may not be exposed to much of the rest of the year.

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Protect Your Brewery Workers in Confined Spaces

It’s not news that brewery workers face risk when working in confined spaces—but this horrifying story out of California may be news to you. Last year, a worker lowered into a 50-foot drainage shaft fell to his death.

Why?

The general contractor and the subcontractor on the job did not follow permit-required procedures for working in confined spaces.

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The Music Licensing Blues

Does your craft brewery play the radio for the enjoyment of your customers? Do you ever have an opportunity to invite local bands to perform live in your tasting room?

A recent lawsuit may help brewery owners realize that these seemingly innocuous acts could be cause for concern. Read More…